Sep 25, 2010 8:00am EDT
saturday, out of jail. lindsay lohan freed from jail after posting bail. >>> bomb scare. police search a plane after it's forces to make an emergency landing in sweden. >>> on the run. bank robbers pull off a dramatic heist and avoid capture. why this crime is sounding more and more like a movie plot. good morning, everyone. i'm alex witt. welcome to msnbc saturday. developing right now, a judge sentenced her to 30 days in jail for failing a drug test. lindsay lohan is a free woman this morning. the 24-year-old was released from jail overnight. nbc's kristen well kker is live hollywood outside lohan's home. why was lindsay lohan let out so soon? >> what happened, alex, and good morning to you, is that a superior court judge overturned a ruling that was passed down earlier in the day and essentially let lindsay lohan out on bail. let me trach you through the koufrs events. lindsay lohan went to court yesterday at about 9:00 a.m. a judge, judge eldon fox, sentenced her to 30 days in jail without bail for a probation violation. she tested positive for drugs just weeks after she had gotten
Sep 6, 2010 3:35am EDT
's in "the skinny." is kanye west finally again apologizing to taylor swift? >>> was lindsay lohan busted again? >>> time for "the skinny." it's awards season, rob. that means kanye west. >> yes, his favorite time of year. >> back in the news. he took to twitter, which he's a new twitter user. only been on there since the summer. already got a million or so followers. he wrote on his twitter page, again, i'm sorry, taylor. referring to taylor swift. last year around this time at the mtv music awards -- >> a low point in his career. >> he jumped in front of taylor as she was accepting an award and said beyonce deserved to win. he said he has "bled hard" over the past year. in seclusion a bit. he was supposed to tour with lady gaga, canceled that. >> spent some time with himself, my ego's in check, i'm coming back, i'm going to be a new person. >> this was the latest round in all of his award show snafus and televised incidents. so i don't know, we'll see. >> let's hope, one, the apology is sincere, maybe he's learned something from the incredible backlash of last year's vmas, and move on.
Sep 21, 2010 4:00am PDT
decision. >>> and in hollywood news, lindsay lohan could be returning to a very familiar place, the county jail. >>> plus, the hoff, the situation, and many more shake their stuff on the first night of "dancing with the stars." well, max, first day... moh-ohm. -do you have your lunch? -yes. and you know where your classroom is? uh huh. mom, i can walk from here. what about your... mom, i got it. ♪ [ female announcer ] they're never too big for a little something sweet. kellogg's rice krispies treats. >>> and getting back to today's top business story. the recession is over. a group of economists has concluded that the u.s. recession actually ended back in june of 2009. it says the economy has stabilized since then. the announcement comes before the federal reserve meets today, to discuss ways to boost the still sagging economy. he ws around the world are watching that important fed meeting today. tokyo's nikkei average gained ground early. but wound up losing 23 points. hong kong's hang seng is up in late trading. in london, the ftse opened higher. here in the u.s., the dow gained 145 po
Sep 18, 2010 4:00pm EDT
this week. her fiance and a friend are still being held as suspected spies. >>> lindsay lohan could soon find herself back behind bars. the young actress admits she failed a recent drug test. she tweeted she was working hard to overcome her addiction after her brief stint in jail. the judge has warmed the starlet that if she slipped up again, she would wind up back in jail. >>> okay, so whether you're looking for love and laughs or action and adventure, it's all available this weekend in the theaters. we're joined with today's movie review. good to see you, jen. >> hi. really excited to be here. you're right, we have a lot of different kinds of movies. >> yeah, beginning with "alpha and oh mega." is this a g movie? >> it's a really strange movie. >> yeah, okay, a strange g movie. 3-d too about two wolves with nothing in common but they get stuck together. so let's check out a little clip. ♪ >> oh, yeah. >> didn't you like this, will the kiddies enjoy this? >> you know, i'm not sure kid also really enjoy this. >> really? >> it's kind of a strange blend of, well, a road trip, it's a budd